OUR TEAM AT GREAT OCEAN ROAD HOLIDAYS HAVE A WEALTH OF EXPERIENCE IN PROVIDING HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION IN LORNE, APOLLO BAY, AIREYS INLET, FAIRHAVEN, ANGLESEA, EASTERN VIEW, TORQUAY, WYE RIVER AND KENNETT RIVER IN VICTORIA. OUR HOLIDAY HOME PROPERTIES RANGE FROM ONE BEDROOM STUDIOS TO 5 BEDROOM HOMES, STANDARD TO LUXURY AND WITHIN ALL BUDGETS, WE CAN CATER FOR EVERY GUEST.
At Great Ocean Road Holidays we pride ourselves on providing our guests a personalized holiday experience. Contactable 24/7 and committed to our local community, our team has a wealth of over 40 years of experience in holiday accommodation, we are seasoned experts in our field. Our business engages qualified housekeepers and preferred local tradespeople. Our 700+ properties range from one bedroom studios to 5 bedroom homes, standard to luxury and within all budgets, we can cater for every guest. Local, knowledgeable and driven to ensure you enjoy our slice of paradise as much as we do. See you soon…
MATTHEW NEILL - ACCOMMODATION MANAGER
Matthew brings a wide variety of accommodation experience over the past 25 years. Along with an ongoing commitment to exceeding expectations of both guests and owners, Matthew has an eagerness to embrace new technology that will assure our business continues to be a dominant force in the ever changing holiday rental market. Matthew is an active member of the local community and has called the region home for over 15 years. A passion for all things outdoors, in particular the ocean, Matt is often seen paddling out pre dawn in what he describes as 'the best possible way to start the day'.
LIZ CURRIE - ASSISTANT ACCOMMODATION MANAGER
Liz moved to the coast 9 years ago and has worked in both sales administration and accommodation with in Great Ocean Road Real Estate during that time. Previously working in Events in Melbourne before her move to the coast ensured she developed client relationship skills and the ability to problem solve under pressure. Liz loves living on the coast with her young family and the mix of beautiful houses, amazing owners and lovely guests makes her experience working for Great Ocean Road Holidays the perfect life work balance.
MARILYN ARMSTRONG - ACCOMMODATION TEAM LEADER - AIREYS INLET
Marilyn has brought a vast array of experience to the Great Ocean Road Accommodation Centre which she has acquired from various past management and customer service positions. Marilyn offers her clients professional and friendly service and is extremely efficient in her dealings. With Marilyn, her clients always come first.
ROSEMARY KOVACIC - ACCOMMODATION TEAM LEADER - LORNE
Rosemary has a deep connection with both our business and The Great Ocean Road. Spending her summer holidays in Lorne, Rose now manages holiday homes that her family rented themselves through Great Ocean Road Holidays. Moving to Lorne full time in 2011, Rose brings exceptional guest relation skills and of course local knowledge. Efficient, helpful and reliable, nothing is ever a problem for Rosie. A proud mother and active member of the Lorne community, Rose loves the beach lifestyle and tearing up the waves in her spare time.
LEITH WOHLERS – ACCOMMODATION TEAM LEADER – APOLLO BAY
Leith moved to Apollo Bay in 2001 opening a business in the centre of town. After 10 years and 3 businesses, Leith decided to invest his experience and knowledge in a career change favouring the Accommodation Industry. He has worked in Accommodation all along the East Coast of Australia for the last 7 years before deciding to settle back in Apollo Bay and taking up his current position.
CHRISTINE HUNT – ACCOMMODATION CONSULTANT – APOLLO BAY
Christine decided on a Sea change after a hectic lifestyle of city living. With a career path in Customer Service and Executive Secretarial Management she chose to utilise her knowledge and experience in the Accommodation Industry. She has managed Motels and Apartments all along the east coast of Australia from Melbourne to Townsville and in between.
JULIE BRIMACOMBE - SENIOR ACCOMMODATION CONSULTANT - APOLLO BAY
Julie has been with us since 2002. Julie originally moved to Apollo Bay 15 years ago to own and operate a hospitality business. Prior to this Julie had been employed in the Real Estate Industry for 10 years. Julies experience brings a diversity of both customer care and strong business ethics to provide the ultimate in client satisfaction. With her willingness to listen to client needs she provides the expertise to take your investment to the next level.
DENNIS WILBERGER - ACCOMMODATION TEAM LEADER - ANGLESEA
Having made a sea change to Torquay with his wife and two little girls in late 2017. Dennis has embraced the coastal lifestyle and beaches he has frequented since childhood. With over a decades experience in customer service within the airline and tourism industry. He brings his passion for the holiday and travel lifestyle that will help create amazing experiences for guests and satisfaction for his clients.
SOPHIA THOMAS - ACCOMMODATION CONSULTANT - LORNE
Sophia assists with processing bookings, guest information services and coordinating cleaning and maintenance. Living locally in Lorne she has got excellent knowledge of the area and can recommend bush walks, regional attractions, cafes and restaurants to help guests plan the perfect holiday.
ELIZA HAWKINS - ACCOMMODATION CONSULTANT - ANGLESEA
Eliza joined the company after completing her VCE at Lorne P – 12 College. Living locally her whole life, she looks forward to sharing her knowledge and passion of what Anglesea has to offer. On weekends Eliza loves playing netball for her local football club and walking her dog Indi on many of the Great Ocean Road’s beautiful beaches. Eliza looks forward to helping all guests achieve a relaxing, memorable holiday experience whilst in Anglesea.
JEANETTE BIDDLE - ACCOMMODATION CONSULTANT - APOLLO BAY
Jeanette has been working with our company for 14 years. Beginning her career in Sales, Jeanette decided to then expand her knowledge by training as an accommodation consultant 10 years ago. Jeanette offers a wealth of professional and local knowledge to both her clients and her colleagues. Her family have lived in Apollo Bay since the 1880’s so she has seen many changes in the area over the years. Jeanette is very involved in the community as a Justice of the Peace, and currently Secretary of the local RSL branch, Legacy member looking after 20 widows in town and President of the Cemetery Trust.
SHELLEY ROBB - ACCOMMODATION CONSULTANT - APOLLO BAY
Shelley began with us straight from leaving school in 1985. Shelleys wealth of experience in accommodation is unsurpassed. Shelley is also a third generation local and is always more than happy to share her local knowledge. Shelleys friendly manner always impresses her clients.
MARINA MCMAHAN- ACCOMMODATION CONSULTANT - LORNE
Marina spent many summers holidaying in Lorne as a kid with her family before moving to Lorne for good. After completing high school she moved to Melbourne only to realise Lorne is where she wanted to be. She has recently moved back to town with her son and is looking forward to establishing her real estate career.
JEANETTE HANCOCK - ACCOMMODATION CONSULTANT - LORNE
Jeanette moved from New Zealand to Australia and has called Lorne Home for 11 years, as she saw Lorne a fantastic place to raise her young family.
With great ties to the Local Football netball club, she has embraced the coastal life style and couldn’t think of a better place to be and feels truly blessed. Jeanette has had a dual role within the company over the past four years, As our permanent rental Manager and Holiday consultant.
She loves the verity that both roles give her with meeting and interacting with many different clients, Tenants and guests